McMaster University ESRI Development Centre
Location: Hamilton, Ontario
Program(s): Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Geography Degree with GIS Minor
Prerequisites: High School
Info: The School of Geography and Earth Sciences at McMaster has established a long history of teaching and research ESRI products. In 2008 McMaster became the first University in Canada that was designated an ESRI Development Centre(EDC).
The Graduate Diplomas and the GIS Certificate Programs are no longer being offered by the School of Geography & Earth
Sciences at McMaster University but they still offer GIS as a minor to either of their Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Geography Degrees. The minor in Geographic Information Systems allows students to study a combination of GIS and spatial analysis courses that are coupled with their Earth Science Degrees providing them an added edge over similar programs that are not fortunate enough to have an ESRI Development Centre at their school.
The McMaster GIS program emphasizes the development of a strong working knowledge of current ESRI GIS software and builds real world expertise and skills using state of the art desktop GIS tools and analysis for a wide variety of multi disciplinary applications.
1280 Main Street West
School of Geography and Earth Sciences
General Science Building Room 205
(905)525-9140 ext. 20118
[sources: mcmaster.ca ]
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